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Adding High Quality Graphics to your Website

High Quality graphicsThe web design industry evolves every year to stay inspiring and relevant. The days of tiny pictures and dated backgrounds are over. If your site has not been revamped for several years, you may need to rethink both your website design and content.  Graphics are a great place to start!  High-quality imagery can make an emotional connection with your customer!

According to a recent Forbes Magazine article, "No matter how good your product is, you must present it in a clean, professional and most important natural way. Imagery is one of the strongest element in any form of design making an emotional connection with your customer so you should pay incredible attention to what imagery you use to represent your brand."

Before investing a large amount of money on high-quality graphics that you may never add to your website, it is important to do research and compare different companies that offer authentic liscenced graphics. Stock Photo is affordable and easy to purchase with lots of variety of imagery and sizes. A few great resources to begin your search are listed below:

https://www.pexels.com/
https://stocksnap.io/
https://unsplash.com/
https://crestock.com
https://istockphoto.com

Another option is to take your own photos or hire a professional photographer to take pictures of your place of business, staff, products or service offering.

After you have found the perfect images, it is important to make sure you have photos that match the content of your pages. Remember, quality photos help enhance a website and "bring your site to life".

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Video Tutorials to "Update your Website" using WebHornet

Video TutorialsWebHornet has an extensive library of video tutorials on the WebHornet YouTube Channel to learn how to update your website using the WebHornet Website editor. Make sure to check them out. Watching a video is a quick way to visually train your brain and you can watch the video over as needed! As always, if you would prefer to have our support team assist with your website changes, just contact us at support@webhornet.com.

Watch WebHornet Video Tutorials

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Personal Customer Support for Your Website

Website SupportIn the process of putting together a website, whether your a beginner or an expert, questions always come up. WebHornet knows this, which is why we have made it easy for you to reach out to us. Our support is fast, reliable and if you are in Omaha - local.

In addition to answering any questions, WebHornet also provides Hornet Helper Hours, a next-level type of support. Hornet Helper Hours are an affordable way to get updates made on your website. We are here to help your site get found on the internet, add pages, update content, add blog posts, create new website designs, and so much more. The best part is, our turnaround is fast! Most requests are completed within 24 hours of your initial request.

WebHornet’s support is great for businesses or individuals who...

  • ...do not have time to run a website
  • ...do not know much about the technology
  • ...need ideas or suggestions to improve their site

It can be hard to find time to regularly update your website, but regular updates are important. Keeping content up-to-date will bring in more frequent visitors. Search engines such as Google favor active websites, so consistent updates will ultimately help your search results.

WebHornet wants to see your website succeed. We love what we do and we want you to love your website experience!

Getting started is easy. First, add hours to your account. You can email us at support@webhornet.com or login to WebHornet.com to purchase affordable support hours. Then send your changes to our support department and we update your site!

If you do not have an account with us yet, just let us know and we will set up a time to visit. WebHornet has the website support team that is willing to go above and beyond for our customers.

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The Importance of Simple Web Design

simple web designWhen you are in the process of designing your website, it is easy to put too much information on the home or other pages of the site. Simple web design is important so your visitors do not get overwhelmed or distracted from the main goal of your site.  Here are a few points to consider when building or redesigning a website:

  • Simple web design makes for a better User Experience (UX)
  • Clutter is not attractive to the human eye - use white space
  • Give visitors enough information to entice them to “click” / to “buy” / to “act” / to “read more” - keeping the user on task.
  • Content is important for visitors and search engines, BUT you don't have to clutter the home page of your site with too much text.  Create links to more information about a topic.
  • Visitors will dig in (click) to read more about products and services if your site is appealing.
  • The Power of 3 - come up with 3 value propositions such as a service, feature or innovation that will be attractive to customers and important to your organization or business.  Highlight these 3 value props throughout your site.
  • Well designed navigation allow visitors to rapidly access products, services and information about your company  - making it easy for visitors to find what they are looking for.

Need help working these simple design concepts into your next website build or redesign?  Give us a call to discuss how WebHornet can help!

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